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Genomic Selection for Crop Improvement

New Molecular Breeding Strategies for Crop Improvement

Editors: Varshney, Rajeev K., Roorkiwal, Manish, Sorrells, Mark E. (Eds.)

  • Includes examples of ongoing activities in genomic selection for crop improvement and efforts initiated to deploy the genomic selection in important crops
  • Serves as a handbook, providing basic as well as advanced analysis of genomic selection
  • Provides insight into phenotyping evaluation, marker genotyping methods, and statistical models involved in genomic selection
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About this book

Genomic Selection for Crop Improvement serves as handbook for users by providing basic as well as advanced understandings of genomic selection. This useful review  explains germplasm use, phenotyping evaluation, marker genotyping methods, and statistical models involved in genomic selection. It also includes examples of ongoing activities of genomic selection for crop improvement and efforts initiated to deploy the genomic selection in some important crops. In order to understand the potential of GS breeding, it is high time to bring complete information in the form of a book that can serve as a ready reference for geneticist and plant breeders.

About the authors

Rajeev K. Varshney is a Global Research Program Director for Genetics Gains at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and Wintrhop Research Professor at the University of Western Australia. For the last 20 years, he has been engaged in translating genomic information in international agriculture through genomics-assisted breeding, especially in grain legume crops.

Manish Roorkiwal is a scientist at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). He is working on developing and deploying forward breeding approaches such as genomic selection for legume improvement.

Mark E. Sorrells is Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics with 40 years of research experience in crop improvement. He is a Fellow at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and Fellow at the Cornell Institute for Food Systems. He is a pioneer and practitioner in optimising and deploying modern breeding approaches, including genomic selection in wheat improvement.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Genomic Selection for Crop Improvement: An Introduction

    Varshney, Rajeev K. (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

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  • Training Population Design and Resource Allocation for Genomic Selection in Plant Breeding

    Lorenz, Aaron (et al.)

    Pages 7-22

  • Derivation of Linear Models for Quantitative Traits by Bayesian Estimation with Gibbs Sampling

    Nakaya, Akihiro (et al.)

    Pages 23-53

  • Bayesian Genomic-Enabled Prediction Models for Ordinal and Count Data

    Montesinos-López, Osval A. (et al.)

    Pages 55-97

  • Genomic Selection for Small Grain Improvement

    Rutkoski, Jessica E. (et al.)

    Pages 99-130

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Buy this book

eBook 130,89 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-63170-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 159,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-63168-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Genomic Selection for Crop Improvement
Book Subtitle
New Molecular Breeding Strategies for Crop Improvement
Editors
  • Rajeev K. Varshney
  • Manish Roorkiwal
  • Mark E. Sorrells
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63170-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63170-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63168-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 258
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
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